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Strong: A Runner’s Guide to Boosting Confidence and Becoming the Best Version of You By Kara Goucher Blue Star Press, $20, bluestarpress.com Read it: For an enlightening look into the mind and insecurities of one of America’s favorite runners, who has fought through her own self-doubt using a confidence journal and the help of a sport
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Tom Evans talks to LEWIS COOPER about his brilliant CCC victory In a relatively short ultra-running career GB’s Tom Evans is already very adept at racing, and finishing, at the business end of the field. The former British Army officer has already claimed numerous podium appearances including 3rd at MDS 2017 and 3rd again at
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The Obstacle Course Risk Factor You’ve raced a few half marathons, and your closet is full of t-shirts from local 5Ks. You’ve done a marathon and have even tested out trail running. So, what next? Many runners have turned to extreme obstacle racing. Events coordinated by organizations such as Spartan Race and Tough Mudder have
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NCAA runner turned high school coach Hillary Kigar has an answer for all things training—no matter how much time in a day you have to devote to your workout. If I only have 15 minutes, is it even worth working out? Sometimes the day has been crazy, and you just need to get out and
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Apricots are packed with vitamins A, C, E and K, as well as niacin and iron, making them powerful healers for wounds and strained muscles. Plus, they’re beneficial for heart, skin and bone health. They’ll satisfy that afternoon sweet tooth while bringing big, juicy flavor to this salad. Apricot, Almond, 
Mint And Farro Salad Serves 4 Ingredients:
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Before You Start Running “Since I started running as a way to get better at field hockey and lacrosse, I had no ideas or guidance about training. I wish I had known about all the different ways to run, and I really wish I had had running role models who looked more like me.” —Mirna
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Borrowing My Legs Last summer, I received an email from my friend Brent Pease from the Kyle Pease Foundation. They needed a race chair pusher for a 17-year-old, Logan, for a marathon. I wasn’t sure why Brent was reaching out to me for this big task. I was a really slow runner. Sure, I had done Ironman
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Safety While Running Running has a way of providing a much-needed mental break. Whether via extreme exhaustion or utter joy, it takes us out of our day-to-day lives and into our own heads. What should I eat after this? Where did that squirrel come from? Would I be good at skateboarding? We think through a
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In 1977, the idea of a road race by women, for women was laughable. Though Title IX legislation had been in effect for five years, female athletes rarely appeared in the sports pages of newspapers. There was even lower regard for women’s running, much less a female race director. But Dusty Rhodes was undeterred. “There
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Photo by Jeremy Teicher. Alexi Pappas On Her Marathon Training Meet Alexi Pappas. She has something to share with you. She’s ready, oh yes, she’s ready For her marathon debut. Seems fitting to use a little poetry to introduce elite distance runner Alexi Pappas, who is a successful filmmaker, poet and actress when she’s not
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Men’s Running’s Adam Stephens asks Jane Howard more about Iyengar Yoga and how it can help improve your running Jane Howard passed her Iyengar teacher training in 2002 and currently teaches four regular classes a week. Among the high profile sportsman to do this form of yoga include current Wales Manager and Man United legend
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WORDS: Adam Stephens Here are five mobilisation exercises for runners from rehabilitation specialist personal trainer Jack Healy. The first three exercises mentioned are for your warm up routine and the last two can be used during you’re warm up or cool down period: Alternating side lunge This exercise helps strengthen key running muscles such as the
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Adam Stephens explains how to stay cool when the temperatures rise Set an early alarm and beat the heat! The best time to run is early in the morning between 6-7am. For example, parkun Founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt says this is when he does most of his runs in the balmy summer in preparation for his
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NCAA runner turned high school coach Hillary Kigar has an answer for all things training, gear and nutrition for runners of all experience levels. My feet tend to get overheated quickly—is it okay to run without socks? Some people like to run without socks, and others even run without shoes! However, you put your skin at
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Kelsie Clausen 24, Seattle, WA Ever since I started running during my high school years, it’s been a positive and present factor in my life. I chose my college based on its proximity to trails. Because I spent so much time in nature, I was inspired to major in biology. I paid for school in
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Sweeten up this classic caprese salad with antioxidant- and 
anti-inflammatory-rich strawberries. Fresh basil, known to help reduce stress levels, makes this salad pop with fresh flavor. Strawberry Tomato Salad Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 cups strawberries, halved 2 cups cherry tomatoes 2 cups bocconcini mozzarella ½ cup fresh basil, julienned 2 
Tbsp balsamic glaze 2 Tbsp olive
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Photo by Sky Cinema / Shutterstock.com. Ariana Grande Workout Playlist With the release of Ariana Grande’s fourth album Sweetener, the time seemed right for a survey of her best tunes for a workout. Running the gamut, the list below contains both early singles like “Baby I” and new hits like “No Tears Left to Cry.”
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Breath Of Fresh Air If there’s one thing most of us have in common, it’s stress. We feel overwhelmed by the enormity of our responsibilities, juggling work, kids, relationships, exercise and all our duties at home. Fortunately, research suggests that we all have access to a superpower of sorts when it comes to busting stress:
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Steeplechase is a hard man’s event. Saucony UK athlete Ieuan Thomas takes us through what it takes! 1)   You’ve set PBs this year over 3000, 3000SC and 10K on the road. What three things would you say have most contributed to this? a) A solid winters training. I train as a 10k runner during the
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La Sportiva Lycan The Lycan is La Sportiva’s newest option for dirt lovers who have a high-volume foot and who want a lightweight trail shoe that delivers excellent ground feel. Best known for its rock climbing footwear, La Sportiva’s latest offering focuses on consistent traction, trail feedback and durability from all angles of assault. Read
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